Synthesis (3 credits) (2001-2006)

Students take a synthesis course after completing at least 60 credits. These courses have, as a prerequisite or co-requisite, completion of the other general education requirements:

  • ADJ 303 Experiencing the Criminal Justice System
  • ANTH 400 Synthesis Seminar
  • ARTH 394 The Museum
  • AVT 497 Senior Project
  • AVT 498 Senior Design Project
  • BIOL 301 Biology and Society: Infectious Diseases and Society*
  • BIOL 301 Biology and Society: HIV-AIDS*
  • BIOL 301 Ethical and Political Dilemmas in Science*
  • BIS 490 Bachelor of Individualized Study Project
  • BINF 354 Foundations of Mathematical Biology
  • CHSS 313 Mystery, Madness and Murder
  • CEIE 490 Senior Design Project
  • COMM 326 Rhetoric of Social Movements and Political Controversy
  • COMM 362 Argument and Public Policy
  • COMM 454 Free Speech and Ethics
  • CONF 490 Integration
  • CS 306 Synthesis of Ethics and Law for the Computing Professional
  • CS 491 Great Principles of Information Technology
  • DANC 490 Senior Dance Seminar
  • ECE 447 Single Chip Microcomputers
  • ECE 492 Senior Advanced Design Project I**
  • ECE 493 Senior Advanced Design Project II**
    **(These courses must be taken in sequence.)**
  • ECON 309 Economic Problems and Public Policies
  • EDCI 490 Student Teaching in Education
  • ENGL 325 Dimensions of Writing and Literature
  • EOS 304 Population Dimension of Global Change
  • FRLN 385 Multilinguism, Identity and Power
  • GEOG 304 Population Dimension of Global Change
  • GEOL 420 Earth Science and Policy
  • GOVT 490 Synthesis Seminar
  • GOVT 491 Honors Seminar
  • HIST 300 Introduction to the Historical Method
  • HIST 499 Senior Seminar in History
  • IT 492 Senior Design Project I
  • LAS 499 Research Seminar in Latin American Studies
  • MATH 400 History of Mathematics
  • MUSI 490 Musical Communication in Context
  • NCLC 308 American Landscapes in Fiction, Film and History
  • NEUR 354 Foundations in Mathematical Biology
  • NURS 465/HSCI 465 Professional Transition and Role Integration
  • PHIL 309 Medicine and Human Value
  • PHIL 343 Issues in Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 377 Darwin: Biology and Beyond
  • PHIL 378 Reason, Science and Faith in the Modern Age
  • RELI 490 Comparative Studies of Religions
  • RUSS 353 Russian Civilization
  • SOCI 377 Arts in Society
  • SOCI 483 Sociology of Higher Education
  • SOCW 323 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SOM 498 Captston Course: Advanced Business Model
  • SYST 495 Senior Design Project II
  • THR 440 Advanced Studies in Directing and Dramaturgy
  • THR 496 Text in Production
  • UNIV 342 The George Mason Debates in Current Affairs
  • UNIV 442 Krasnow Seminar

* These courses not available for biology major credit